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Mar 7, 2022

Bill Marolt is not only a ski visionary, but he’s also a living legend known for his Olympic-level ski career, NCAA Championships, and US Ski and Snowboard Teams. When Bill proclaimed that the USA would be the best ski team in the world, the world thought he was crazy, but Bill achieved that goal and many more throughout his career. On the podcast, we talk about the 2022 Olympics, the other games he was a part of and an athlete, coach, and CEO, his NCAA Football Title at the University of Colorado, and much more. It’s an hour with a Hall of Fame member who has had a huge impact on the sports we love

Bill Marolt Show Notes:

3:30:  The 2022 Olympics, the IOC, FIS, China and Russia, the Mikaela story, and the lack of focus on Park and Pipe

15:30:  Aspen in the ’40s and ‘50’s, skiing, HS racing on the national level, and was there sponsorship back then   

21:30: Stanley:  Get 30% off sitewide with the code drinkfast

Peter Glenn Ski and Sports:  Over 60 years of getting you out there

10 Barrel Brewery:  Buy their beers; they support action sports more than anyone

24:00:  Billy Kid, Jimmie Heuga, and more, College racing at Colorado “The American Way,” and the legendary US Team he was part of and who was the most famous

30:00:  His Olympic experience, maintaining amateur status, and getting a job at the University of Colorado coaching the ski team at a young age

36:00:  Winning eight consecutive NCAA Championships, what defines his leadership style, his 10-year philosophy,  leaving Colorado to coach the US Ski Team, and Bill Johnson wins the Downhill

42:00:  Alpine Vans:  Upgrade your adventure, Upgrade your life

Elan Skis:  Over 75 years of innovation that makes you better

44:30:  The politics of the team and how it impacts athletes, leaving the US Ski team for the Athletic Director job at the University of Colorado, and learning the business of sports 

51:30:  His famous contract extension for his losing football coach, the risk pays off with a national championship, and more on leadership   

59:00:  Leaving Colorado for the US Ski Team and its CEO position, having athletes like Daron Rahlves, Lindsey Vonn, Julia Mancuso

64:00:  Inappropriate Questions with Luke Bodensteiner

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